Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 621 745 714
Rank change year-on-year +124 -31 +10
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 255 359 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 231 298 368
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 48,109 77,415 95,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 54.20% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 39,522 63,233 79,848
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 235 £47,500 -5.00% 19
UK excluding London +112 153 £42,500 - 18
London +114 87 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England +160 50 £42,500 - 6
Work from Home +93 42 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +92 41 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +62 27 £42,500 -22.73% 6
North West +103 25 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Midlands +49 25 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +118 24 £36,250 -
West Midlands +65 24 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South West +90 5 £34,750 -30.50% 2
Scotland +58 5 £31,000 -22.50%
East Midlands +12 1 £42,500 +41.67%
North East - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 183 (71.76%) PowerShell
2 162 (63.53%) Windows
3 107 (41.96%) Microsoft
4 102 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 90 (35.29%) VMware
6 87 (34.12%) SQL
7 86 (33.73%) C#
8 84 (32.94%) SQL Server
9 82 (32.16%) Office 365
10 75 (29.41%) Windows Server
11 69 (27.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 68 (26.67%) Azure
12 68 (26.67%) SCCM
13 64 (25.10%) Windows 10
14 61 (23.92%) DHCP
14 61 (23.92%) DNS
15 59 (23.14%) Firewall
16 57 (22.35%) .NET
17 56 (21.96%) Citrix
18 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
19 49 (19.22%) HP
20 48 (18.82%) Cisco
20 48 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (18.43%) VB
22 43 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (16.47%) ITIL
23 42 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
24 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
24 40 (15.69%) Windows Server 2016
25 39 (15.29%) Linux

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.41%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.06%) IIS
5 11 (4.31%) Confluence
6 7 (2.75%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.35%) JBoss
8 3 (1.18%) Drupal
8 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.18%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 82 (32.16%) Office 365
2 68 (26.67%) Azure
3 21 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.31%) AWS
5 9 (3.53%) GitHub
5 9 (3.53%) SaaS
6 8 (3.14%) IaaS
6 8 (3.14%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.75%) PaaS
8 6 (2.35%) BlazeMeter
9 5 (1.96%) Slack
10 3 (1.18%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.39%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.92%) DHCP
1 61 (23.92%) DNS
2 59 (23.14%) Firewall
3 32 (12.55%) LAN
4 31 (12.16%) VPN
5 29 (11.37%) TCP/IP
6 26 (10.20%) VLAN
6 26 (10.20%) VoIP
7 24 (9.41%) WAN
8 18 (7.06%) SAN
9 13 (5.10%) SSL
10 12 (4.71%) Network Security
11 11 (4.31%) IPsec
11 11 (4.31%) Wireshark
12 10 (3.92%) Internet
13 8 (3.14%) Broadband
13 8 (3.14%) SMTP
13 8 (3.14%) SNMP
14 7 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.96%) MS Access
5 5 (1.96%) MySQL
5 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.18%) Big Data
7 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.18%) Power BI
7 3 (1.18%) QlikView
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 32 (12.55%) Cucumber
2 23 (9.02%) Selenium
3 19 (7.45%) SoapUI
4 18 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.71%) JIRA
7 12 (4.71%) JMeter
7 12 (4.71%) LoadRunner
7 12 (4.71%) Maven
7 12 (4.71%) Postman
8 11 (4.31%) The Grinder
9 10 (3.92%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.92%) Jasmine
9 10 (3.92%) NUnit
10 9 (3.53%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.53%) JUnit
10 9 (3.53%) TestNG
10 9 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.53%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (12.55%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Legal
3 13 (5.10%) Law
4 10 (3.92%) Local Government
4 10 (3.92%) Retail
5 9 (3.53%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 32 (12.55%) Analyst
4 30 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.80%) Developer
6 18 (7.06%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.27%) Consultant
8 14 (5.49%) IT Support
9 13 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Active Directory Consultant
11 10 (3.92%) Azure Consultant
11 10 (3.92%) Configuration Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (3.92%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.92%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.35%) .NET
2 27 (10.59%) HTML
3 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.24%) XML
5 20 (7.84%) CSS
5 20 (7.84%) WSH
6 15 (5.88%) REST
6 15 (5.88%) SOAP
7 12 (4.71%) Gherkin
7 12 (4.71%) jQuery
7 12 (4.71%) Web Services
8 11 (4.31%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.14%) LDAP
10 8 (3.14%) Middleware
11 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.75%) Spring
12 6 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (2.35%) XSLT
13 5 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.49%) Clustering
3 10 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.14%) Handset
5 7 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.35%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) EPoS
10 2 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.39%) Anti-Piracy
11 1 (0.39%) Derivative
11 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 162 (63.53%) Windows
2 75 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 64 (25.10%) Windows 10
4 48 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (15.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 39 (15.29%) Linux
7 23 (9.02%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (8.63%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.71%) Unix
10 11 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.96%) VMS
11 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (16.47%) ITIL
4 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (13.73%) Project Delivery
6 32 (12.55%) Test Automation
7 28 (10.98%) Change Management
8 23 (9.02%) BDD
8 23 (9.02%) Patch Management
8 23 (9.02%) Server Management
9 21 (8.24%) Time Management
10 20 (7.84%) Project Management
10 20 (7.84%) Scrum
11 19 (7.45%) Technical Leadership
12 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (6.67%) Information Security
13 16 (6.27%) Application Packaging
13 16 (6.27%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (6.27%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 183 (71.76%) PowerShell
2 87 (34.12%) SQL
3 86 (33.73%) C#
4 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 47 (18.43%) VB
6 34 (13.33%) Java
6 34 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.84%) Python
8 18 (7.06%) VBA
9 12 (4.71%) PHP
10 11 (4.31%) C++
10 11 (4.31%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.92%) Ruby
12 9 (3.53%) Groovy
12 9 (3.53%) Perl
13 8 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.75%) Ada
14 7 (2.75%) C
14 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.88%) MCSE
3 15 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.92%) MCSA
5 7 (2.75%) CISM
5 7 (2.75%) CISSP
5 7 (2.75%) DBS Check
5 7 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.96%) Degree
6 5 (1.96%) ISEB
7 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.18%) CCNA
8 3 (1.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.39%) CCSP
9 1 (0.39%) CCVP
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.45%) QA
2 17 (6.67%) GDPR
2 17 (6.67%) SLA
3 13 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 102 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.73%) XenApp
4 32 (12.55%) Hyper-V
5 29 (11.37%) vSphere
6 13 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.71%) Docker
8 11 (4.31%) vCloud
9 7 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.57%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.18%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.78%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.39%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (26.67%) SCCM
2 18 (7.06%) WSUS
3 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.53%) vCenter Server
5 8 (3.14%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.96%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.96%) Puppet
9 4 (1.57%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.18%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.78%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.78%) SCOM
11 2 (0.78%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 107 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 90 (35.29%) VMware
3 56 (21.96%) Citrix
4 49 (19.22%) HP
5 48 (18.82%) Cisco
6 25 (9.80%) Oracle
7 21 (8.24%) Dell
8 15 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.31%) Aruba
10 10 (3.92%) IBM
11 9 (3.53%) Mitel
12 8 (3.14%) Aderant
12 8 (3.14%) Asigra
12 8 (3.14%) Intapp
13 7 (2.75%) iManage
14 6 (2.35%) Ivanti
15 5 (1.96%) CA
15 5 (1.96%) Google
15 5 (1.96%) IBM Sterling
15 5 (1.96%) Symantec